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WINTER SAFETY:

WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT INTO SATURDAY

Here are 5⃣ safety tips to keep in mind this weekend for dangerously cold temperatures:

1⃣ Limit time outdoors for you & your pets!

2⃣ Place space heaters 3+ feet away from objects.

3⃣ Test CO + smoke alarms.

4⃣ Open cabinet doors to allow heat to pipes.

5⃣ Check chimney vents.

Read more here.

 

Winter storms can bring snow, sleet, and freezing rain.  Blizzards occur when strong wind causes blowing snow and whiteout conditions, making roads impassable. Thousands of people are injured or killed every year in traffic accidents related to slippery roads from winter storms. Take steps to stay safe before, during, and after a winter storm.

Learn more athttps://www.weather.gov/safety/winter.